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160: Why Facebook Live Isn't Ready for Prime Time

160: Why Facebook Live Isn't Ready for Prime Time

This is the time of year when everybody creates “prediction posts.” Here’s the number one marketing prediction seen everywhere: “This is the year of Facebook Live. Companies will move their content production to live video.” Mark W. Schaefer doesn’t agree. What’s the reason a company would NOT do live video? Legal constraints Cultural constraints Talent constraints Those obstacles don’t go away in a year, or even two years. Will there be an increase in live video? Of course. That seems like a pretty safe prediction. Will there be a transformation in 2017? No. It’s a couple of years away. Here is Mark's original article: Who is Mark W. Schaefer? Mark W. Schaefer is a globally-recognized speaker, educator, business consultant, and author who blogs at {grow} — one of the top marketing blogs of the world. Mark has worked in global sales, PR, and marketing positions for 30 years and now provides consulting services as Executive Dire